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SARATOGA SPRINGS – Former construction worker Don Petersimes, 54, relaxed his lanky form into the Shelters of Saratoga couch with a contradictory air of confidence and nervousness. This was a man who had proven he could survive anything life threw at him, but could not be sure that life had stopped throwing. Petersimes told his story without rancour or self-pity, accepting the results of the economic downtown with a shrug, and acknowledging his own mistakes in a straightforward manner. His…
Friday, July 3 Saratoga Lake Fireworks 2015 Saratoga LakeWatch the fireworks at the North and South ends of the lake! The annual Saratoga Lake Fireworks show will take place at two locations this year on the same date in celebration of Independence Day. The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra announces the 14th Annual Summer Pops Concert at Crandall Park (7:30 PM)Crandall Park, 598 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic favorites and more under the direction of Maestro…
Friday, July 3, 2015 12pm: Children’s Program with Ben Franklin @ The Children’s Museum, 69 Caroline St. 3pm: Historic City Tour: A Madame, A Batchellor, and the Devil @ Canfield Casino 7pm: Fireside Chat with ‘General Burgoyne’ @ Fireplace Lounge, Holiday Inn Saturday, July 4, 2015 9am: Firecracker4 Road Race @ City Center 11am: All-American Parade @ Broadway from Van Dam St. to Spring St. 11am – 3pm: Family Day in Congress Park Re-enactors, carousel rides, food, games, & more…
By Rebecca Davis Saratoga TODAY BALLSTON SPA – Legos building blocks have transcended generations as a toy that allows kids of all ages to express their creativity, imagination, and innovation. These skills can be put to use at the 174th Saratoga County Fair in its third annual Lego contest. The theme for the contest is “A Day at the Fair.” Participants are encouraged to build animals, buildings, farming equipment, fair rides and games or whatever vision they have that has…
WILTON – This weekend, a local Civil War arms collector, who prefers to remain unnamed, will display and discuss his large personal collection at Grant Cottage in Wilton, as part of an Independence Day celebration. The discussion will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 5. Grant Cottage is known for being the house where General Ulysses S. Grant died 130 years ago this month. The cottage remains fundamentally the same as it did during the Grant family’s stay there,…
SARATOGA SPRINGS – First Harvest, an all-local food and beverage tasting, will be held on Thursday July 16 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 112 Spring Street in Saratoga. Benefits from the event will go to the Regional Farm and Food project, a non-profit whose mission is to provide a better return on the investment of food and tax dollars by building supply and demand for local foods. It seeks to connect consumers to local food through accessibility, education, and…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The eighth annual Saratoga All-American Celebration, July 3 to July 5 in Downtown Saratoga Springs, will be returning with big changes this year. The Celebration will no longer be held in Congress Park and instead Spring Street, Putnam Street, and Henry Street will all be closed off to accommodate this huge event. The parade, which begins at 11 a.m., will also not be passing by Congress Park this year. Instead, it will start at the corner of…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Circus Smirkus, the acclaimed international youth circus, returns to the outdoor polo field at Saratoga Casino and Raceway for four performances this summer. On July 5th and 6th families can gather under the “Big Top Tent” as the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs proudly presents the Circus Smirkus 2015 ‘Big Top Tour’. Circus Smirkus will perform July 5th and 6th with a 1p.m. and 7p.m. show scheduled for each day. Tickets are $25 for adults 13 and…
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Police Blotter

  • Damon M. Beckerman, 20, of Saratoga Springs, was arrested June 28 and charged with obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.…
  • Devan D. Hildebrandt, 23, of Schuylerville, was arrested June 21 and charged with trespassing. Benjamin J. Everts, 26, of Galloway,…
  • Ronald E. Lipscomb, 58, of Saratoga Springs, was arrested June 11 and charged with petit larceny. Michael E. Cashman, 46,…
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